Helen Adams Keller was an American author, political activist, and lecturer. She was the first deaf-blind person to earn a Bachelor of Arts degree. The story of Keller and her teacher, Anne Sullivan, was made famous by Keller's autobiography, The Story of My Life, and its adaptations for film and stage, The Miracle Worker. Her birthplace in West Tuscumbia, Alabama, is now a museum and sponsors an annual "Helen Keller Day." Her June 27th birthday is... Read More
|Born||Helen Adams Keller
June 27, 1880
Tuscumbia, Alabama, U.S.
|Died||June 1, 1968 (aged 87)
Arcan Ridge, Easton, Connecticut, U.S.
|Occupation||Author, political activist, lecturer|